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Letting Go

New Year.
Same goals.

We're: decreasing our spending, passing on products that would better suit others and decluttering our lives in general.

Trash

January 2017 declutter - www.modenmakeup.com

Liquid products that contain sunscreen have a shorter shelf life so please discard them as soon as you notice a consistency change. That was the case with my beloved tinted moisturizer from Laura Mercier. You've already heard the story about the ABH Beauty Genius and that Iman cream-to-powder foundation is entirely too red for my complexion.

Passing on

January 2017 blush declutter - www.modenmakeup.com
January 2017 nail polish declutter - www.modenmakeup.com

In our Facebook group we're challenged ourselves to literally take stock of our collection. When those numbers start racking up you are faced with the realisation that it makes absolutely no sense to keep products that you're not using. Even if it was gifted to you; someone else could show it more love.

January 2017 eye products declutter - www.modenmakeup.com

This was a follow on from the recent pencil eyeliner declutter. Everything above will also be passed on with the exception of that M.A.C eyeliner...

M.A.C eyeliner - www.modenmakeup.com

If you know you don't use these sharpenable pencils often please stay clear of them. Such a waste 😢 I really liked that shade too.

Let us know what you've decluttered recently in the comments. Are you attempting #nobuy2017?

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